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20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
3407766425
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Description: The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a...
The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Still owned and operated by owners Rich and Chris Meyer, your St. John experience is not complete without a visit to our open-air restaurant and a taste of our extensive menu. We are known for our wonderful staff and delicious and consistent meals. Join us for fresh grilled Caribbean Lobster or our whole jerk seasoned and pan seared snapper! You can also eat light with our selection of salads or our famous clam chowder. But don't forget, you can't finish up lunch or dinner without famous Key Lime pie. We are open for Lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 to 3, happy hour from Monday thru Saturday at our courtyard bar from 3-6 (1/2 priced drinks), and dinner Monday thru Friday from 5:30 to 10.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Meal with the family

Our last night in St John we made a last minute reservation change and decided to go to the Lime Inn and we were glad we did. We made reservations for 5 and we got there a little early so instead of having us wait for a table we were set us up next to the bar out front where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Bobbie G
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Barnegat, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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Barnegat, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our last night in St John we made a last minute reservation change and decided to go to the Lime Inn and we were glad we did. We made reservations for 5 and we got there a little early so instead of having us wait for a table we were set us up next to the bar out front where... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The Lime Inn is an old favorite. Their weekly all you can eat shrimp is a big winner. And the caribbean lobster there is always fabulous. To top it off, we think they have the best frozen key lime pie anywhere! My husband and kids also love the brownie sundae. Yum.

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Memphis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We made reservations for here (I'm not sure if it's required, but we played it safe). We were seated promptly by one of the owners. When he saw that we didn't immediately get a beverage (we hadn't been there that long!) he came over and got us water and tea. The iced tea was absolutely what I needed! They put... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was our 6th trip to the island, and our 2nd and 3rd trip here!! The food....speaks for it's self...phenomenal! Rich, Chelsey, Richard, Tyler and the whole gang treated us like regulars! It was so nice just to visit and hear their great island stories! I can't say enough about this place! When we come to ️St John, it's our... More 

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Dallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Had dinner at the Lime Inn and was pleasantly surprised. I had seen good reviews and after looking at the menu, just had to try it and I'm glad we went. The restaurant had a quaint setting and the decor was cool. One of the concierges on St. John had advised me not to go because the restaurant was so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I guess my expectations where too high based on the raving reviews I'd read. Food was OK but not worth the price in my opinion. Wasn't much breeze ore air flow where we sat and it got uncomfortably warm.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had drinks at the Bar awesome, Bartender was owner daughter great service then paid. We then got a table for 3 Ordered a NE Clam chowder very good 2 Bottle wine 3?.00$ each so far so good , 1 Guest ordered 1 1/2 pnd Lobster witch was good ,Me and my other guest decided to order 21/2 pnd whole... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lively dinner atmosphere, good food. A posted blackboard featuring several sizes of caribbean lobsters available till they are gone. Nice cocktail area where you can order and eat from the bar menu. Personable staff. Good service. Prices are a bit steep.

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Dinner on July 14th, 2015. In previous years, this has been a highlight and this year it was just ok. The host (forgot his name) is one of the coolest cats around and made for a great start. I got the lobster, which was pretty good. The rice that came with it was great. Specials for the other members of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is the second time we have been here and the food was Great! Service was outstanding and the atmosphere was perfect.

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Address: 20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: 3407766425
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
Cuisine: Caribbean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: 3407766425

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic

Description

The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Still owned and operated by owners Rich and Chris Meyer, your St. John experience is not complete without a visit to our open-air restaurant and a taste of our extensive menu. We are known for our wonderful staff and delicious and consistent meals. Join us for fresh grilled Caribbean Lobster or our whole jerk seasoned and pan seared snapper! You can also eat light with our selection of salads or our famous clam chowder. But don't forget, you can't finish up lunch or dinner without famous Key Lime pie. We are open for Lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 to 3, happy hour from Monday thru Saturday at our courtyard bar from 3-6 (1/2 priced drinks), and dinner Monday thru Friday from 5:30 to 10.

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